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how many of you ride urban on a vagrant? mine set up with domain 318 1x9 for am/fr but thinking about switching it to ss for more urban/trials type riding or would i be better off just getting something specific for that type of riding? any input be appreciated
 

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I had a Vagrant for a while and I can say it is THE most solid bike for hucks to flat typical of urban riding. It really inspired confidence on big stair gaps and the like. Just make sure youve got a solid rear wheel. You might even put a 24" on the rear just for urban.
 

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Heh, that's my vagrant ;).

This thing is a TANK! It is a great bike and geo is nice for urban riding. The only reason why I would consider a TOP is for the frame material. The fact of the matter is, there is a reason why Freestyle BMX bikes and ToPs are Chromoly. BUT with that said I have never been on a bike that is so solid or well built, so it's just up to you I guess.

I have had my terrible one bmx bike for quite some time, and put it through absolute hell. Could I do the same with the vagrant? Probably.

Here are some pics as to how it is currently set up...

Changes:

No Front Chain Guide
New Chain
New Tires
Different Seat



 

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that is a sweet bike man- i think i almost like the look of a ss vagrant more than mine with chainguide n 1x9... well what i been looking into is a specialized p chro mo then building a strictly urban dj ss machine but if its not gonna really be that much different than the vagrant i might as well just switch it around when i change riding styles... idk i havent really ridden a steel frame since my bmx days either so dont know how different the frame will feel.:confused:
 

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terrible1one3 - how does the bike ride with an argyle? I hate my 55 ATA and the Dropoff Triple, while plush, is ridiculous for urban.
 

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That's good.

I think I might go the slammed-Pike route though. That way I won't have to switch forks when I ride real trails...
 
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